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January 26, 2015 - Acquisition Torp Fasteners completed

The Bossard Group has completed the acquisition of Torp Fasteners announced on December 18, 2014. With the acquisition of the Norwegian provider Bossard significantly strengthens its position in Scandinavia. Bossard has acquired a 60 percent share, while 40 percent will remain with the previous owners and with the management. The parties have agreed to keep the acquisition price confidential.

January 13, 2015 - Sales Q4 and whole 2014

Sales at a new Record Level

January 12, 2015 - Acquisition of Fastening Solutions Division of Italian Provider Forind Avio Elettronica S.p.a.

Bossard acquires the Fastening Solutions Division of Italian Provider Forind Avio Elettronica S.p.a.

January 06, 2015 - Acquisition of Aero-Space Southwest, Inc. completed

Bossard completes the Acquisition of Aero-Space Southwest, Inc.

December 18, 2014 - Bossard acquires 60 percent of Torp Fasteners

Bossard acquires 60 percent of Torp Fasteners and thus expands its market presence in Scandinavia

November 21, 2014 - Bossard takes over Aero-Space Southwest

Bossard takes over Aero-Space Southwest and thereby strengthens its market position in the US

November 04, 2014 - Bossard Taiwan awarded
LOHAS Workplace Award Bossard Taiwan 2014

Bossard Taiwan received the LOHAS Workplace Award for the second time

October 14, 2014 - Sales in 3rd quarter 2014

The Bossard Group continues to maintain its growth track. In the first nine months of fiscal 2014, sales grew by 4.1 percent in local currency (+2.0 percent in Swiss Francs). This positive result was largely due to the demand trend in Europe and Asia. The more challenging market environment in Europe, partly rooted in geopolitical uncertainties, did slow growth in the third quarter.

September 30, 2014 - Addition to Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Bossard Holding AG proposes the election of Mr. Daniel Lippuner and Dr. René Cotting to the 2015 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders.

August 28, 2014 - World Premiere SmartLabel at InnoTrans
Bossard SmartLabel

Bossard presents the World Premiere SmartLabel at InnoTrans 2014 - 23 to 26 September - Fair Berlin - Hall 8.2, Booth 220

August 26, 2014 - Semi-Annual Report 2014

Semi-Annual Report 2014

July 28, 2014 - InnoTrans 2014

InnoTrans 2014 – 23 to 26 September – Fair Berlin – Hall 8.2, Booth 220

Bossard Group presents its "Light & Lean" portfolio for lightweight construction and a world novelty in the field of logistics systems

July 11, 2014 - Results First Half of 2014

Record Sales and Profits

In the first half of 2014, Bossard set new records for sales and profits. Profitability improved further in spite of higher tax expenditures. The Group benefited from accelerating demand, especially in Europe and Asia

June 23, 2014 - New Calculator online

The Fastener Expert Tools have been expanded

June 18, 2014 - Danfoss Gold Award 2013
Danfoss Supplier's performance Gold award 2013

Bossard received the Supplier's performance GOLD award 2013 from Danfoss

April 24, 2014 - Supplier Award from Grundfos

Grundfos has chosen Bossard as Best Performance Supplier 2013

April 07, 2014 - Annual General Meeting Bossard Holding AG

The annual general meeting of Bossard Holding AG approved an adjustment of the capital structure. Accordingly, the shares will be split in a 1:2 ratio. At the same time, the listed bearer shares will be converted to registered shares. Chaired by Dr. Thomas Schmuckli, Chairman of the Board of Directors, the shareholders’ meeting also accepted by a large majority all the other proposals.

April 07, 2014 - New record high

The Bossard Group set once more a new sales record in the first quarter of 2014. The growth trend that began in the second half of 2013 continued into the new year. The Group benefited in Europe and Asia from a clear increase in demand. It should be noted, however, that the growth in the first quarter rests also on additional business volume from existing and new customers. For CEO David Dean, the first quarter is “an ideal start to the current financial year.”

March 26, 2014 - Bossard expands in Malaysia

The Bossard Group is continuing to expand its presence in South East Asia. Malaysia forms a focal point of investment activity in this region of the world: Bossard has built a new distribution and administrative center, officially opened last week, in this emerging industrial nation.

March 12, 2014 - Three-Year Contract with Tesla

The Bossard Group is strengthening its collaboration with the American electric vehicle manufacturer, Tesla. Tesla awarded Bossard with a three-year contract with a total volume of around USD 140 million to provide production fasteners, engineering and logistical services. The importance of this co-operation has prompted Bossard to open a new distribution center near the Tesla factory in Fremont (California).

March 06, 2014 - Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

Invitation to the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders Bossard Holding AG

March 06, 2014 - Results for 2013

Record sales and record profits

March 04, 2014 - Urs Fankhauser passed away

Urs Fankhauser, Member of the Board of Directors of Bossard Holding AG, died on February 27, 2014 after a serious illness.

February 19, 2014 - Bossard invests in bigHead®

The Bossard group strategically expands its market position with innovative fastening technologies by taking a 19 percent stake in the British company bigHead®. bigHead® is a market leader in the provision of fastening solutions for lightweight composite materials. Outside of Great Brit-ain, Bossard is bigHead®’s global distribution partner. Both sides have agreed not to disclose the price of this equity stake.

January 14, 2014 - Expanded relationships with PennEngineering

The Bossard Group takes a further step towards the consolidation of its market position in Europe: The basis for this is the longtime collaboration with the US company PennEngineering (PEM) which is now being extended to the markets of Italy, Sweden and Denmark.

January 14, 2014 - Sales in Q4 and in 2013 overall

Sales reach a new high

The Bossard Group set a new sales record in fiscal year 2013.
Business was especially good in Europe, where we were able to decisively consolidate our market position thanks to the acquisition of KVT-Fastening. But Bossard also made substantial inroads in Asia. We have been experiencing accelerated demand in this region since Q2 of last year.

News 2012

December 03, 2012 - Acquisition of KVT Fastening

On November 30, 2012 the Bossard Group completed the acquisition of the KVT Fastening division, first announced on October 25, 2012. The Fastening division was previously part of the KVT Koenig Group.

October 26, 2012 - Change in Board of Directors

Changes in the Board of Directors of Bossard Holding AG / proposal to elect
a new director

October 25, 2012 - Bossard Group takes over KVT Fastening

The Bossard Group acquires the fastening division of KVTKoenig Group with a closing expected by mid-November 2012. KVT Fastening – a renowned specialist for high-quality, special fastening and sealing applications with market focus in German-speaking countries – employs around 230 employees in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Central Eastern Europe and has a turnover of approximately CHF 120 million.

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